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Foundation Scotland offers a diverse range of funding programmes for organisations working to benefit a range of communities across Scotland. 

Some of these programme are Scotland wide and some are restricted to particular sectors and/or geographies.  Each programme has its own criteria and/or outcomes.

We distribute the funds on behalf of companies, individuals and charitable trusts.

We are also a leading provider of community benefit funds in Scotland.

Using the table below, you can search for funds that are currently available in your area and find details about how to apply.

If you want to discuss your funding needs, call our grants team on  0141 341 4960 or email

Dumfries & Galloway Scottish Borders East Lothian Midlothian Edinburgh City South Lanarkshire East Ayrshire South Ayrshire North Ayrshire East Renfrewshire Glasgow City West Lothian Falkirk North Lanarkshire East Dumbartonshire Renfrewshire Inverclyde West Dunbartonshire Clackmannanshire Fife Dundee City North Ayrshire Argyll & Bute Stirling Perth & Kinross Angus Aberdeen City Aberdeenshire Moray Western Isles Orkney Islands Shetland Islands Highlands

Scottish Borders

GREENCOAT DRONE HILL COMMUNITY FUND Community oriented Grants of between £250 and £10,000 are available

Please complete the online application  or download an application form.  Please also ensure you read the fund factsheet before completing your application.  Completed forms and supporting documents must be received by the deadline.

For more information contact Malcolm Jack on 0131 524 0302 or email.

EDF LONGPARK COMMUNITY FUND Community oriented Grants are available between £301 and £10,000 Larger grants over £10,000 may also be considered on a case by case basis.

Please read the Fund Fact sheet prior to completing the application form. You can either apply online or you can download the application form. Completed forms and supporting documentation must be received by the deadline.

For more information contact Malcolm Jack on 0131 524 0302 or email.

The Parish of Stow Community Fund Panel makes decisions on both the EDF Longpark Community Fund and the SSE Toddleburn Fund.  The SSE Toddleburn Fund is administered independently by SSE (although SSE and Foundation Scotland work collaboratively wherever possible), with further information available on the SSE website

VENTIENT ENERGY GLENKERIE COMMUNITY FUND The purpose of this Fund is to support activity which will sustain and develop the life of the community and ensure that the area is an attractive and vibrant place to live, work and visit. The following sizes of grants are available for a range of activities that benefit the local community. Small grants: £250 - £2000 Medium grants: £2000 - £10,000 Large grants: over £10,000 Grants of over £50,000 will only be awarded in exceptional circumstances.

For small grants £250 - £2,000 please apply online or download an application form.

For medium grants £2,000 - £10,000 please apply online or download an application form.

For large grants of over £10,000 please download the large grant enquiry form. Large grant applications are a two-stage process.

Download the Fund Factsheet for more information before applying.

Completed and signed applications should be submitted to: Programme Administrator Foundation Scotland, The Kiosk, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 2HP

For further advice or information on the Fund, or to discuss your application, please contact the Programme Administrator on 01557 814 927 or

HERIOT COMMUNITY FUND Community oriented Varies

Please read the fund factsheet  prior to applying. To apply please download and complete the application form or you can request an application form by e-mailing or

For more information contact our Edinburgh office on 0131 524 0300 or email.

KINEGAR (COCKBURNSPATH & COVE) COMMUNITY FUND Supporting community groups in Cocksburnpath and Cove £250 - £5000

Please read the Fund Factsheet prior to applying,.  You can either apply online or download and complete the application form. 

For more information contact our Edinburgh office on 0131 524 0300 or email.

LANGHOPE RIG COMMUNITY FUND To encourage community activity and promote community spirit. Grants of between £1000-£10,000

Please read the Fund Factsheet before applying. Then either complete an online application or alternatively download the application form and return.

Scotland Wide

BAILLIE GIFFORD Registered charities and voluntary groups working in key priority areas. Depends on stream

There are four different funding streams, please click on one of the links below:

Community Awards 

Multi Year Awards 

Grass Roots Sports Fund

Free Room Hire

BAILLIE GIFFORD GRASSROOTS SPORTS To support grassroot sports up to £2K

Please read the guidelines, and then complete the Baillie Gifford Community Awards Programme application form and ensure you tick the box to indicate you are applying for sport funding.

BAILLIE GIFFORD MULTI-YEAR AWARDS Working in one of the following areas; reducing isolation in Scotland's communities; supporting financial inclusion; overcoming homelessness; improving employability and enterprise Grants of up to £5K over three years

Please read the programme guidelines prior to completing the application form

BAILLIE GIFFORD COMMUNITY AWARDS PROGRAMME To support community groups across Scotland up to £2000

Please read the guidelines prior to completing the online application form 

BAILLIE GIFFORD FREE ROOM HIRE Room Hire Free Room Hire plus up to £100 in some cases

Please use our online application form.

There are no application deadlines but we expect you to use the meeting room before the end of March 2020.

DAVID DOIG FOUNDATION Education, self-care, young people and children Varies

Currently closed for applications


The fund is now closed

GATEWAY EXCHANGE FUND To support those seeking funding assistance to promote healing, creative self expression, transformation and renewal through innovative projects. Between £250 - £2000

Please contact Linda Phillips on or call 0141 341 4960 for an application form.

JUNE AND DOUGLAS HUME MEMORIAL FUND To provide financial assistance for the terminally ill who wish to spend their final days in their own homes. Priority will be given to applicants from the West of Scotland. Varies

Please contact Jennifer McPhail on 0141 341 4964 for further information.

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